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Emotional WeightPlay
Used to emphasize strong feelings, especially of anxiety or nervousness. SlideThe loud noises from the street agitated the baby, making her cry.
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Intensity VariesPlay
Can describe slight annoyance to severe distress. SlideShe felt agitated by the constant phone calls but remained composed.
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Quick ChangePlay
Often suggests a sudden or unexpected disturbance of peace or calm. SlideHis relaxing evening was agitated by a sudden knock at the door.